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From: Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>
To: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	rdunlap@xenotime.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Stop docproc segfaulting when SRCTREE isn't set.
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 17:19:23 -0500
Message-ID: <200710091719.23265.rob@landley.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20071009130315.GB4245@Ahmed>

On Tuesday 09 October 2007 8:03:15 am Ahmed S. Darwish wrote:
> $ man getcwd
>
>  char *getcwd(char *buf, size_t size);
>
>  As an extension to the POSIX.1 standard, Linux (libc4, libc5, glibc)
> getcwd() allocates the buffer dynamically using malloc() if buf is NULL on
> call.
>
> Shouldn't "srctree" be free()ed in case getenv("SRCTREE") failed ?

If exit() doesn't free all the memory the program allocated, we have bigger 
problems.

> Regards,

Rob
-- 
"One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code."
  - Ken Thompson.

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-09  6:25 Rob Landley
2007-10-09 13:03 ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-10-09 15:55   ` Randy Dunlap
2007-10-09 17:19     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-10-09 17:24       ` Randy Dunlap
2007-10-09 17:51         ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-10-09 22:19   ` Rob Landley [this message]
2007-10-09 15:56 ` Randy Dunlap
2007-10-18 11:53 ` Sam Ravnborg

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